Berlin is still in favor of the general line of the four lenders, including the International Monetary Fund, with regard to lending to Greece, he said at a briefing on Monday, the official representative of the Federal Republic of Germany Steffen Seibert government.
"The goal remains, as before, the general line of the four creditors, including the IMF, and it is agreed This was and remains the German position." - Seibert said.
In the afternoon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Seibert declined to say about these programs visit, saying that they are "confidential nature". The representative of the German minister added that it is a question of individual negotiations - first with Lagarde, and then with Juncker.
Earlier, the Greek government and international lenders (the European Commission, the IMF, the ECB and the European Stability Mechanism) said that next week the representatives of creditors to return to Athens to prepare a technical agreement.
In May 2016 year international lenders (the European Commission, the IMF, the ECB and the European Stability Mechanism) completed the first evaluation of the execution of the reforms Greece and identified the next tranche of the third package of financial aid to Greece - 10,3 billion euros. Of this amount, 7,5 billion euros were allocated in June. The remaining 2,8 billion euros will be transferred to Greece after fulfillment of the conditions of 15, including those relating to privatization in the energy sector reform, bank management.
Now we continue the second estimate of the creditors of the situation in Greece as part of the third bailout program. The two programs, the first of which was launched back in the year 2010, the IMF was the lender. Who lends to Greece under the third program of financial support for only the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), the euro zone finance secured.